Traveling Kids

Our Desk is Our Headboard and Other RV Remodel Stories …


When we were planning our RV renovations on our new to us 1998 Foretravel U320, we considered how we might be able to reuse parts that were being removed in other areas or for other purposes. Witness our daughter’s desk, pictured right, which is made up of the former dining tabletop as well as the drawers […]

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Alex’s Applied Physics


For the past few months, I’ve been learning physics from this book. I’ve found a couple things for which physics is really fun. Rocket: Using physics to simulate the travel of a rocket in a zero-gravity vacuum. This is relatively easy; in fact, there are a few different levels of complexity: Fuel-less engine. A fuel-less […]

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Why Did We Decide to Travel Full-Time?


We’ve gotten a lot of resistance to the idea of living our lives on the road with our two kids. From friends, family and random people on the internet who think that we’re making a poor choice, or those who just don’t understand why we don’t want to settle down again. Why do we travel […]

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Toroidal Planets: a Science Fiction Writer’s Dream


So, recently, astrophysicists discovered through computer simulations that it is possible for planets to form in a toroidal (or doughnut) shape, with a hole in the middle. There’s a number of interesting results of this: If such a planet had a moon, it would be theoretically possible for it to orbit vertically or in a […]

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5 jokes from Alex


Here are five jokes you can tell your friends, family, enemies, cats, etc.: How many quantum physicists does it take to screw in a light bulb? – Three: One to move the ladder around, one to swap the bulbs, and one to calculate the most probable position of the socket. Knock knock – Who’s there? […]

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Inexpensive Travel Souvenirs – Smashed Pennies!


Squished pennies! Smashed pennies! Whatever you call them, coins run through a smashing machine is both a fun and inexpensive way to get a souvenir from most any touristy type place you visit these days. Simply pump in 50 cents to a dollar and a penny and choose your design. Crank the handle and out […]

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NerdfighterKids’ YouTube Channel

This is not a review, unlike most of what we post on this site. I’m excited to share Elizabeth’s and my YouTube channel with you! It’s not a TravelingKids channel; it’s called NerdfighterKids, and it’s been around for almost two years. Here’s a link to an ‘introduction’ video: hi, I’m a link. If you’re wondering about […]


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Hello, all


Hello, and welcome to! I’m Alex, the editor and one of the Traveling Kids! Me and my sister Elizabeth travel across the North American continent (with our parents, Susan and James) in our RV Shadowbeast, and post about it here. You’ll see reviews, accounts of trips, videos, helpful tips, and more.

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